News October 2009

  • A Different Type of Sex Education

    by Deborah Metzger, correspondent
    The Courier News and Home News Tribune, October 27, 2009 and on

    With memories of mortifying class discussions led by a high school gym teacher, what adult would sign up another round of sex education? As it turns out, lots of them — especially when the lesson is about more than physical aspect of sex and focuses on the complexity of intimacy.

    Sexuality is a very important, very complex part of the human experience. In yoga, we are taught about the power of uniting mind, body and spirit. This translates into intimacy; there is a depth to intimacy that we can all benefit from learning about.

    I’m sure many of you reading this are wondering, “How can yoga teach me about intimacy?”

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